Saturday Video: Classic Jamaican Ska Dance Lesson

In the beginning, in Jamaica, there was ska…

Okay, maybe not the beginning-beginning, but ska has been around for a long time. The bouncy and upbeat direct precursor to reggae first started hitting Jamaican airwaves in the 1950s. Some parts mento, some parts R&B (with a little calypso and jazz mixed in) ska absolutely demands that you dance!

But how, you might ask, should you move to these infectious grooves?

This classic video offers a step-by-step ska dance lesson, of sorts, for your *ahem* consideration…


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